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Alternative Therapies| Diseases
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Acupuncture.Com is a comprehensive Internet site providing numerous acupuncture
resources. The site includes a search engine, AcuSearch.
ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE HOMEPAGE
The Alternative Medicine Homepage provides links to Internet information
sources on alternative, complementary, innovative and integrative therapies.
ASK DR. WEIL
Dr. Weil is a leader in the integration of alternative medicine within
Western medicine. Features of Ask Dr. Weil include: Q & A, Vitamin
Adviser, Doc Weil Database, Need a Referral?, DocTalk, and Ask Dr. Weil
NIH OFFICE OF ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
This site is a public information clearinghouse. Research training
programs, and information regarding the effectiveness of various alternative
treatments is available.
American Cancer Society
American Medical Association
Kansas Health Foundation
National Institutes of Health
National Mental Health Assoc.
National Patient Advocate
Occupational Safety & Health
4 GIRLS HEALTH
developed by the Office on Womens Health in the Department of Health
and Human Services gives girls between the ages of 10 and 16 reliable,
current health information. The site focuses on many health topics that
respond to adolescent girls health concerns and motivates girls
to choose healthy behaviors using positive, supportive and non-threatening
Achoo 3.0 was designed to deliver the most comprehensive healthcare information
on the Internet. Achoo includes all aspects of healthcare, such as clinical
medicine, alternate medicine, as well as the business aspect of medicine.
HEALTH FOR KANSANS
Bluestem is a database of health related internet sites especially useful
to Kansans. Annotations describing content, producer information, and currency
Health A to Z is comprehensive and consistently maintained providing format
and search capabilities for both medical professionals and consumers.
DISEASES AND DISORDERS
This National Institute of Health section is aimed at HIV/AIDS patients,
the general public, health care providers, and researchers. It is a central
source for information on clinical trials, federally approved HIV treatment
and prevention guidelines, and medical practice guidelines.
AllAllergy provides rapid access allergy and intolerance resources.
The site includes: Articles, Publications, Organizations, Databases, Products,
The Alzheimer's Association web site provides concise, comprehensive information
about Alzheimer's disease. The Facts, Taking Care, Medical Issues,
Progress, and About Us are included.
CancerNet provides up-to-date, accurate medical information on cancer.
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
This site is a source for public health and safety information. It includes
fact sheets, information and CDC journal articles on diseases and chronic
conditions, and statistics from the National Center for Health Statistics.
The site also provides information vital to those traveling to other parts
of the globe, including data on vaccinations, outbreaks, and safe food
and water. It also provides links to local health departments wherever
the user may be traveling.
DISEASE, ULCERATIVE COLITIS, INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
This Internet site provides convenient, one-stop shopping for Frequently
Asked Questions (FAQs) and links to other information sources pertaining
to Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and inflammatory bowel disease.
Fibromyalgia Network provides educational materials on Fibromyalgia Syndrome
(FMS) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). The site features:
The Basics, Overlaps, Coping Tips, Updates, Advocacy, and Web Links.
FREE MEDICAL JOURNALS
This site offers links to approximately 1,000
medical journals that are available in full-text format on the Internet
free of charge. Foreign language journals provided include French, Italian
Spanish and Portuguese.
The Lupus Foundation site contains a complete range of online brochures,
additional medically accurate information, and LFA chapter notices of
local special events.
CLINIC HEALTH OASIS
Mayo Clinic Health Oasis provides the viewer with links to the Cancer
Center, the Heart Center, the Alzheimer's Center, Allergy & Asthma
Center, Diet & Nutrition, and the Women's Health Center.
MANUAL HOME EDITION
This site contains the full-text online version of the Merck Maual Home
Edition written for the layperson. Two formats are available: the original
text-based version and an interactive version.
The site features: A Parkinson's Primer, Medical Treatment, Coping,
Support Resources, New Publications, and a Glossary.
HealthSquare includes a Reference Library with links to three different
PDR Internet sites: PDR Family Guide to Prescription Drugs, PDR Family
Guide to Women's Health, and PDR Encyclopedia of Medical Care. In
addition, HealthSquare has a Featured Topics section.
Pharmaceutical Information Network offers a Generic Name Database and a
Trade Name Database. The databases allow access to drug information
resources on PharmInfoNet and elsewhere on the Internet.
BOARD OF MEDICAL SPECIALTIES
The CertifiedDoctor Verification Service allows the viewer to verify free
of charge the board certification status of any physician certified by one
or more of the 24 member boards of the ABMS. The CertifiedDoctor Search
Service allows the viewer to search, by specialty and geographic (zip code)
location, for a physician certified by a Member Board of the ABMS.
The physicians who are presently listed in this Search Service are limited
AMERICAN HOSPITAL DIRECTORY
The American Hospital Directory provides on-line, comparative data for most
hospitals. A viewer may look up any hospital that treats Medicare
patients. This directory provides: Hospital Characteristics,
Financial Statistics, Services Provided, Accreditation Status, Utilization
Statistics, and the Hospital Web Page.
This site offers patients, medical researchers, and physicians an accessible
means to retrieve information on hospitals, both globally and nationally.